On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 7:21 PM, David Bear <david(dot)bear(at)asu(dot)edu> wrote:
> I've been reading about triggers on insert and found the page at
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.1/interactive/triggers.html with some
> code in the comments.
> I'm thinking what I want can't really be this involved.
> I want to have a table with a timestamp field that automatically gets the
> value of now() on insert. The timestamp will never be updated. I assume I
> need to create a trigger to do this. If there is an easier way, please
> Otherwise, is there any sample code that would should be how to do this?
> sample on the page above looks like overkill.<http://www.postgresql.org/docs/faq>
In your create table statement:
"create_dt" TIMESTAMP WITHOUT TIME ZONE DEFAULT now() NOT NULL
Aranya Software Technologies, Inc.
In response to
pgsql-admin by date
|Next:||From: Steve Holdoway||Date: 2008-02-26 01:26:29|
|Subject: Re: example of insert timestamp|
|Previous:||From: David Bear||Date: 2008-02-26 01:21:19|
|Subject: example of insert timestamp|